TC Tolbert


Tucson, AZ

Author's Bio

Genderqueer feminist poet and teacher. S/he believes in working across communities – building bridges wherever possible. TC earned his MFA in Poetry from UA in 2005 and currently teaches at The University of Arizona and Pima Community College. S/he is also the Assistant Director of Casa Libre en la Solana. S/he spends his summers leading wilderness trips for Outward Bound.

Publications & Prizes

Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books, 2013)
Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (, 2013)
spirare (Belladonna Books, 2015)
territories of folding (Kore Press, 2011)
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TC was awarded the Arizona Commission on the Arts Individual Artist Award in 2012 and a residency at Byrdcliffe. His work won the Arizona Statewide Poetry Competition in 2010, chosen by Linda Russo. TC’s first full length collection, Gephyromania, was a finalist for the Sawtooth Poetry Prize in 2009, 2010, and 2011 and is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press.

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Chattanooga, TN
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Last update: Apr 08, 2013